See and hear Randy Rainbow's clever parody of the Yip Harburg-Harold Arlen song "The Jitterbug" (cut from The Wizard of Oz film) in which the singer-satirist skewers the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the George Floyd killing.
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THE LAST LEGACY OF E.Y. “YIP” HARBURG
Phil Springer, composer of "Santa Baby," has released a CD/DVD collection of the songs he wrote with Yip Harburg, entitled the Last Legacy of E.Y. "Yip" Harburg. He spoke with journalist Sarah Pilla, and on Oct. 15, 2020 the Palisadian-Post published an article … Continue Reading ››
“DARLING OF THE DAY” Discussion
James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director of The York Theatre Company, will moderate a live panel discussion of the company’s highly successful 1998 and 2005 "Musicals in Mufti" productions of the EY Harburg-Jule Styne-Nunnally Johnson musical Darling of the Day which ran on Broadway in 1968 starring Patricia Routledge and Vincent Price. Nancy Opel … Continue Reading ››
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN & BROADWAYWORLD.COM SHOWCASE “THE WIZARD OF OZ”
Music historian, archivist and performer Michael Feinstein appears in his personal archive to showcase The Wizard of Oz and the creators of its score, Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen in this episode of his new web series “Conversations and Music,” presented … Continue Reading ››
“OVER THE RAINBOW” spreads hope – again
Although California’s annual Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) Choral Festival—originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18—had been cancelled, the Chino Hills HS Chamber Singers demonstrated resilience by recording their individual a cappella portion of Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen's classic “Over the Rainbow” in their separate homes, and through technology were able to … Continue Reading ››
DAVE SCHWEISGUTH SINGS YIP
San Francisco cabaret singer Dave Schweisguth will perform a concert of songs with Yip's lyrics in "Here's to Your Illusions: Songs About Life by Yip Harburg" at Martuni's in San Francisco on Feb. 29, 2020 at 7pm. The program will consist of … Continue Reading ››
THE ART OF COMEDY
New, Unique, FREE Workshop
Starts Feb. 18, 2020
The Yip Harburg* Lyrics Foundation offers a FREE workshop, THE ART OF COMEDY (Commedia dell’arte), taught by award-winning actor, director and designer Mark Marcante.
It will begin with Commedia dell’Arte (The Art of Comedy) that started in Italy in the … Continue Reading ››
LOVE ‘N’ COURAGE 2020
Theater for the New City's 17th annual "Love 'n' Courage" benefit took place Feb. 24, 2020 at the Players Club in Manhattan. As usual, the event featured a performance by the Continue Reading ››
YIP HARBURG TRIBUTE AT 92ND ST. Y, JAN. 2020
The 92nd Street Y in New York City will host Follow the Fellow Who Follows a Dream, a tribute to Yip Harburg, on Jan. … Continue Reading ››
Harlem Repertory Theatre Does the Wizard of Oz Featured on New York Live TV!!
Check out this NBC segment that aired 8/27/19 about our Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages, a unique 21st century take!